Caterpillars have hairs that cause extreme irritation if in contact with human skin.
Pupates in leaf litter.
Coastal scrub, hedgerows, parks and gardens.
Recorded in 64 (23.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in January 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 29 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 08 January to 14 September